Sam has over 30 years experience developing emergent technologies globally. As an accomplished international business executive, Sam has held senior management positions at Orbital Engine Company (Australia), Walbro Corporation (USA), Aprilia Motorcycles (Italy), and UCAL Fuel Systems (India). Sam’s knowledge of global markets has resulted in successful launches of products into USA, Italy and India. Most recently he was the General Manager at Advanced Braking Technology Ltd.
Sam has a passion for technology commercialisation and business growth and has great depth of experience and knowledge in the development of technologies, extraction and protection of Intellectual Property, sourcing of development partners and technology licensees and technology transfer.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Western Australia and holds multiple patents in automotive fuel injection and brake systems.
Chief Financial Officer
Allyn has over 15 years as a senior executive and 10 years as a company director of domestic and international companies primarily focused in the agri-business sector in the South-East Asian region. Before joining Bombora, Allyn held the position of General Manager of Strategy and Business Development at CBH, Australia’s largest co-operative and a leading agribusiness. Prior to that he held the executive roles of Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer.
With a strong financial and strategic background supported by broad involvement in merger and acquisition activities in Australia and South East Asia, Allyn is well positioned to support the full value realisation of Bombora.
Allyn holds a Bachelor of Business at Curtin University, Post Grad Diploma Management at Curtin University and is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chief Technology Officer
Cam oversees the research and development of Bombora's mWaveTM technology. Responsible for converter design coordination, modelling and analysis, Cam works closely with a range of wave energy experts globally to lead Bombora’s device performance development.
Cam has significant project experience previously working as a successful entrepreneur in the West Australian minerals industry. Prior to this, Cam’s work within the maritime industry provided him with valuable practical experience of marine mechanical systems in ocean environments.
Cam is currently utilizing the latest in modelling technology to adapt mWave to a broad range of real-world environments, and to support detailed engineering of mWave for specific project sites.
Chief Operating Officer
Dave is a decisive, innovative and energetic business executive, with extensive experience in the marine energy sector.
As the COO he is responsible for the day to day running of the business and the overall delivery of the mWave device. He has 17 years of leadership & management experience, 8 years as an officer in the Royal Engineers and 9 years running businesses and engineering teams developing tidal energy technology.
Prior to joining Bombora Dave was the Project Director for the world’s largest tidal energy project. In this role, he built and led a multi-functional team that designed, manufactured, and operated a 1.5MW turbine that now sets the global standard for this technology. His experience in the industry provides him with an unparalleled understanding of the technical, operational and commercial issues related to developing novel marine power generation plant. Dave is well versed to steering engineering teams through the many design conundrums typical of these projects. He is also acutely aware of the challenges associated with manufacturing one-off builds to the exacting quality standards that are essential to the successful operation of marine energy devices.
Dave holds a Masters of Engineering from Oxford University and an MBA from Southampton University.
Chris is a highly motivated and innovative Chartered Civil Engineer with 30 years of industry experience delivering engineering and renewable energy projects including marine and coastal works.
His experience encompasses all aspects of project development, including environmental and planning procedures, procurement and financial assessment. He has worked on renewable energy projects with Hyder Consulting and United Utilities developing hydro power, onshore and offshore wind projects. After a 2 year period with the Environment Agency where he was responsible for a number of coastal and flood defence works, he joined Eco2 Ltd in 2004; managing the company's portfolio of wind farm projects in UK. This included developing the 35MW Mynydd y Betws Wind Farm which was granted planning approval following a Public Inquiry in 2008. In 2007 Chris became Development Director for Tidal Energy Limited and was instrumental in the development of DeltaStream technology and the test site at Ramsey Sound. Chris brings his broad range of experience developing technology and commercial sites to meet the practical technology requirements that can deliver commercial renewable energy with minimal environmental impact.
As Commercial Manager at Bombora Wave Power Chris is responsible for contract management, grant applications and developing a pipeline of commercial projects for mWave. Using his background in commercial management Chris played a key role in obtaining a £10.3m grant for the mWave demonstration project and uses his significant experience in managing similar projects to operate the grant process.
Madeline is the Project Manager for the mWave demonstration project to deploy a 1.5MW device off the coast of Pembrokeshire. She is responsible for the delivery of the project to time and budget.
She has spent her career working in the renewable energy industry. Prior to Bombora she has project managed the Pembrokeshire Wave Energy Demonstration Zone feasibility project. She has been responsible for the development and consenting several gigawatts of renewable energy projects including solar, onshore and offshore wind farm projects.
Anna oversees the day to day running of our finance function and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of a quality finance service and robust financial governance for our business.
She is a qualified accountant with over 25 year experience of working in finance. Her experience includes working at a senior level across a broad spectrum of industries and organisations, including large corporates. It is this experience and knowledge that has facilitated the set up and delivery of a strong finance function to support our dynamic and fast-moving operations.